Meet the 2022 Tribe IDEA Fellows
Meet the thirteen Tribe IDEA Fellows advocating for inclusive policy, research and advocacy, and innovation in Nova Scotia!
Tribe Network and Emera Inc. launched the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access) Fellowship to create opportunities for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Atlantic Canada to pursue entrepreneurship and innovation. The program provides participants with access to peer networks, mentors and industry experts, as well as financial support to pursue their community-based efforts.
Read on to learn more about our Tribe IDEA fellows’ initiatives.
At iFormit Solutions Inc, smart metering infrastructure is simplified. Using the sub-metering approach, iFormit ensures clean utility consumption for an environmentally conscious future.
Pink Lnu is dedicated to providing quality diversity and inclusion workshops through the lens of traditional Mi’kmaw teachings. Pink Lnu committed to making the world a more equitable place, one company, one person, and one story at a time.
Change Today Change Tomorrow
Change Today Change Tomorrow visions to create a community where people passionately participate, and everything we do sustains the health ecosystem. Here, social solutions are delivered to inform sustainability gaps in current climate change adaptation and mitigation work.
Dada Dunia is bringing to market an online platform where immigrant women can access all around concierge services to seamlessly help them settle in Canada. Focused on empowering immigrant women, Dada Dunia provides access to jobs, cultural events and offers curated settlement services.
Black Girls Gather
Black Girls Gather is committed to economic advancement of Black women through employment attachment, financial literacy and entrepreneurship training. Their programming provides participants the tools, resources and networks they need to attain meaningful employment, and small businesses.
Kilah is building a boutique inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) communications agency. The agency’s consulting services and digital marketing solutions will guide the language of transformed inclusive work cultures with the voices of the communities impacted.
IndigenUs is a marketplace platform designed for Indigenous knowledge carriers and subject matter experts to connect, network and get hired by clients both within and outside the Indigenous community.
Harbour Center For Policy Solutions
The Harbour Center is a think tank. The forward-thinking platform is designed for BIPOC professionals in all fields of policy making, and policy analysis to share their views and solutions as a first step or a supporting step to their involvement in politics.
Zen Electric Bikes Inc.
At Zen Electrics Bikes, the problem of urban mobility is solved by replacing cars with high-performance electric bikes that offer 600 kms range using just $1 of electricity. The top-quality E-bike battery technology at Zendic Electric Bikes offers a life-span 5 times longer than current competitors.
Black Women In Excellence (BWIE)
Black Women in Excellence (BWIE) is a nonprofit organization that provides education, supports and community for Black women entrepreneurs. The BWIE multi-step programming includes a 16 week start up cohorts, 12 week scale up cohorts, 6 week mentorship initiatives, coaching calls, discussion panels, and networking events.
African Nova Scotian Directory
The African Nova Scotian Directory (ANSD) platform is designed to connect African Nova Scotian’s online. ANSD offers site visitors the ability to search for and/or contribute to a comprehensive public database of African Nova Scotian points of interest including, but not limited to, culture, food, business, spirituality, education, and music.
Renewly Solar helps homeowners in Atlantic Canada navigate through the hurdles of installing a solar system for their home. The multidisciplinary teams at Renewly Solar focus on delivering highly detailed and engineered solar systems across Atlantic Canada by providing a customized energy solution for each home.